He has the resume. WWE has a lot of wrestlers on its roster and brings them in from all over the place. While there is often an an emphasis on prior professional wrestling experience, it is not exactly a requirement. The company also has a tendency to sign athletes from other sports, but in this case it seems that they have gone with a little bit of both.

According to F4WOnline.com, Olympic gold medal winning wrestler Gable Steveson has signed a contract with WWE. This comes as Steveson sent out a tweet saying he had just put pen to paper. Steveson had said that he wanted to sign with WWE and made an appearance at this year’s Summerslam. WWE has yet to make an announcement about the signing.

Steveson will be in elite company. Check out how Olympians have done in WWE:

Gold medalists Gable Steveson and Tamyra Mensah-Stock recognized at SummerSlam: SummerSlam 2021

Kurt Angle annihilates everybody: WWE Top 10, Nov. 4, 2017

Mark Henry's amazing feats of strength: WWE Playlist

Opinion: This is about as much of a no brainer as you can get. Steveson was just named the best amateur wrestler in the world and then wanted to sign with WWE. I’m not sure how much easier you can get for WWE and they would have been insane to pass on something like this. If Steveson is even half as good as Kurt Angle, WWE might have their next top star.

What should Steveson do in WWE? How should WWE use him? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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